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Schuhplattler

Peter Wicke

Center for Popular Music Research, The Humboldt Univeristy, Berlin Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Schuhplattler is a folk dance from Southern Germany that is considered today to be the official national dance of the Upper Bavaria region in Germany and of Tirol and Salzburg in Austria. The dance is named after the sounds generated...

Wienerlied

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The term ‘Wienerlied’ (Viennese Song) refers to a genre of urban entertainment music that uses Viennese dialect and forms of musical expresssion, and is widely considered by the Viennese to embody their way of life. It emerged as a fusion...

Alpunk

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Alpunk emerged in Austria in the 1990s among musicians who sought to combine Alpine traditional music with elements of popular music styles, such as punk, rock, hip-hop, trip hop, jazz and electro. Most Alpunk artists have been underground...

Volkstümliche Musik

Peter Wicke

Center for Popular Music Research, The Humboldt Univeristy, Berlin Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Volkstümliche Musik (literally, ‘popular music,’ in the sense of ‘belonging to the common people’) denotes a specific, folk music-based genre of German popular music that began to spread throughout the German-speaking world in the early...

Stubenmusik

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Stubenmusik is a type of traditional music prevalent in the Alpine regions of Austria, Bavaria and South Tirol. Stube is a term used to describe the central, heated parlour or living room of an Alpine farmhouse; the term ‘Stubenmusik...

Waltz

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Born in the German-speaking countries around the eighteenth century, the waltz is a European dance in 3/4 time that flourished in the nineteenth century first in Paris then in Vienna, where it was closely linked with the rise...

Schweizer Volksmusik

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Schweizer Volksmusik, which translates literally in English as ‘Swiss folk music,’ is a highly ambiguous term in Switzerland and even more so when viewed from abroad. For the Swiss general public in the German-speaking Cantons, ‘Volksmusik’...

Viennese Waltz

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The Viennese waltz (Wiener Walzer) is a special development within the genus ‘waltz.’ Its origins lie in Vienna, ca. 1820 (over 20 years before the waltzes of Johann Strauss [Jr.] began to appear in the city), and it continues to be popular...

Schlager

Peter Wicke

Center for Popular Music Research, The Humboldt Univeristy, Berlin Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...In the German-speaking world, the word Schlager has been used since the end of the nineteenth century as a term equivalent to the English ‘popular song.’ Literally translated as ‘hit,’ the term emerged as an Austrian dialect word...

Hip hop and the dialects of political awareness: Between branding banality and authenticity in Central European rap

The Organic Globalizer : Hip hop, political development, and movement culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Editors’ note In this chapter, Barbara Franz responds to our concept of the organic globalizer by providing a detailed analysis of the development of hip hop in Central Europe. Franz’s mastery of the hip hop scene in Central Europe...